Self Paced How to Succeed at: Writing Applications The University of Sheffield via Future Learn This free three week course will help you produce a perfect CV, application and online profile when applying for a job or course.
★★★★★ (71 ratings) Writing in the Sciences Stanford University via Stanford Open Edx This course teaches scientists to become more effective writers, using practical examples and exercises.
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★★★☆☆ (2 ratings) Technical Writing Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology via Coursera The course develops technical writing skills necessary to communicate information gained through a process of technical or experimental work.
The course highlights the factors that determine the degree of technicality of the language and concepts involved.
You will learn how to write different technical reports, e.g., laboratory reports, research reports, design and feasibility reports, progress reports, consulting reports, etc.If you just finished your graduate dissertation, just began your Ph D, or are at a different stage of your academic journey or career and just want to publish your work, this course is for you.★★★★★ (1 rating) Writing your World: Finding yourself in the academic space University of Cape Town via Coursera This course teaches academic writing skills through getting you to write and reflect on your understanding of identity.The course is an introduction to what you need to know about academic discourse.You’ll gain important critical reading skills to help you develop as a self-critical scientific writer.Topics include: principles of good writing, tricks for writing faster and with less anxiety, the format of a scientific manuscript, and issues in publication and peer review.Students from non-science disciplines can benefit from the training provided in the first four weeks (on general principles of effective writing).Quick note: While many of these courses do come with fees, all of them are available to audit in full or in part.If you’re new to MOOCs and want to learn more (including how fees work in these courses), check out our Beginner’s Guide to Massive Open Online Courses.★★★★☆ (17 ratings) Technical Report Writing for Engineers The University of Sheffield via Future Learn Get an introduction to technical report writing.Find out how to communicate your ideas through well-written engineering reports.